Thursday, January 26, 2012

Sweet Australia Day For Shogun V at Festival Of Sails

Shogun V has taken out the daily double at the Festival Of Sails by winning both line honours and overall handicap in IRC Division of the passage race from Port Phillip Bay to Geelong.
Photo: Teri Dodds/Festival Of Sails
With America’s Cup yachtsman Grant Simmer doing tactics, Morgan White on the bow and Alby Pratt from North Sails on the trim the core crew are ensuring the boat goes fast and is fully prepped for the rest of the regatta.

In light flukey 8-12 knot sou'esterly conditions and with two 9:30 starts to accommodate the 300+ strong fleet racing was underway.

Lulu Roseman

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